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Emesis (Overview)

Vomiting.


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What can cause emesis in a 5yr old?

What can cause emesis in a 5yr old?

Too many to list: From stomach virus to elevated intracranial pressure. ...Read more

Emesis (Overview)

Vomiting.


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What does it mean when you have bloody emesis alcoholic

What does it mean when you have bloody emesis alcoholic

Probably gastritis: Alcohol can cause widespread irritation/inflammation of the stomach lining (hemorrhagic gastritis) which can result in throwing up blood. However, bleeding from peptic ulcers in the stomach or duodenum, or from esophagitis or esophageal varices (varicose veins in the gullet) can also cause bleeding. This bleeding may be life-threatening and needs urgent medical attention. Alcohol cessation is key. ...Read more

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Treating Nausea & Vomiting (Tip)

Treating Nausea & Vomiting

Persistent, recurrent, prolonged emesis, or vomit that contains blood, warrants medical evaluation. ...See more

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Dealing with Emesis (Checklist)

Stick to clear liquids, like ice chips and popsicles
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Drink small amounts of fluids frequently
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Avoid solids until you're able to go several hours without vomiting
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Start with a very bland diet once you're able to eat
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How can you treat vomiting caused by a concussion?

How can you treat vomiting caused by a concussion?

Go to the ER: Vomiting after a head injury may indicate something more serious like a bleed in the brain and is a medical emergency. If you have had a ct scan and there is not a bleed, then nausea and vomiting following a concussion can be treated with anti-vomiting medications such as Zofran or phenergan (promethazine). ...Read more

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If I develop cyclic vomiting, how will it be treated?

If I develop cyclic vomiting, how will it be treated?

Eat frequent small m: Eat small amount of feeds frequently eat fruits and vegetables avoid non veg meals. ...Read more

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Treating Nausea & Vomiting (Tip)

Treating Nausea & Vomiting

TLC for the angry gut: BRAT diet and diluted Pedialyte. ...See more

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Treating Nausea & Vomiting (Checklist)

See your doctor to diagnose reason for nausea
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Avoid anything that aggravates nausea
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Take prescribed treatment carefully
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My wife just had her third chemo treatment & last night during her vomiting she threw up blood, not like coffee grinds but like blood. What should we

My wife just had her third chemo treatment  & last night during her vomiting she threw up blood, not like coffee grinds but like blood. What should we

Go to the ER: This is a medical emergency. You should take her to the er and also give a call to the physician, who is treating her. It seems that your wife is having hemoptysis, which is not coffee ground or black tarry. Hemoptysis is usually bright red in color, like regular blood and is vomitted. Coffee ground or black tarry blood seen, mixed with stools is usually seen with upper GI bleeding. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more


Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Throwing Up (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more